The four-year-old filly, True Beauty emerged the winner as the Castle Tankard Horse Race returned after a Covid19-induced hiatus at Borrowdale Racecourse Sunday afternoon.
For the victory the winning horse True Beauty took home $50 000 as Africa’s oldest Horse race made a spectacular return.
Another four-year-old Only Him, came second, followed by Holy Land (third) and Wantage (fourth) in the thirteen-horse race.
Owned by Ms SP Moyo and Mr G Tafeni, True Beauty is trained by Thomas Mason and Denis Schwarz was the jockey.
Jockey Denis Schwarz was overjoyed with his showing.
“The feeling of having spectators present today gave me a real rush. I am happy and grateful for the opportunity of racing in a full yard,” he said.
“Managing the race was easy as she was actually helping me.
“She jumped well and had all the guts and glory to win the race.”